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Page 5 of Funding and Investment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



LDV Capital Management Slated to Host Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Series During Month of October

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the fifth year running, LDV Capital Management will host the 2012 Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Conference in October. During the entire month of October, 2012, LDV will host a series of dinners and luncheons throughout the South Florida area.

2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins

MARSHALL, Mo., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business.

NGDATA, a Big Data Software Provider, Raises Capital to Accelerate Growth

GHENT, Belgium, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — NGDATA (www.ngdata.com) today announced that the company will raise capital to accelerate its growth activities in the United States and continue investments in the development of its big data management platform.

The Leading Business Search Engine Masterseek Can Reach a Value of 35 USD Per Share

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If acquired in the near future analysts predict Masterseek.com (The Company) will achieve 18-20 USD per share, and some financial experts estimate up to 35 USD per share if Masterseek should choose an IPO, reports The Company.

Veterans Make Valuable Contributions in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John’s Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn’t have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

Stepping Up To Business to Help Small Business Owners with Cash Flow and Financing During All Day Financial Education Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.

Entrepreneur on a Mission to Launch 100 New Start-Ups

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn’t realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today’s standards.

Combine 40 – From Athletic Fields to The Roadways

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don’t worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

Drumbeat Networks Grows with New Investment

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.

Merchant Cash Advances Expected to Increase in 2011 Holiday Season

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the expectation of small business loan financing to remain bleak into the upcoming holiday season, merchants and small business owners will be seeking out alternative means of working capital for the Christmas rush, expected to result in an increased demand for merchant cash advances from financing sources like BusinessCashAdvance.

Calton, Inc. Announces Change of Corporate Name, Completion of Private Placement and Other Developments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company’s corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.

Montebello’s Short Term Borrowing is Sold and Closed – City Continues Moving Forward on Pro-Growth Plan

MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montebello’s $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today – marking a milestone towards the City’s ability to continue improving its operations.

Business Loan Alternatives Expected to Increase in 2012

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As banks continue to place strict requirements on business loans for small businesses and merchants, BCA (BusinessCashAdvance.com) continues to grow its business loan alternative financing program to accommodate merchants in need of fast financing.

Radio Host Michael Baisden Invests in Small Businesses with ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.

TeamSnap Raises Close to $1 million in Second Funding Round – Popular Website Accelerating Growth

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.

Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.

Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 – Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.

Soy Labs and Missouri Plant Science Center in Governor’s Spotlight for Innovative and Economic Development

MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.

High-tech Venture Incubator Announces New Facility, $125,000 Investment in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VCubate announced it is opening a high technology venture incubation facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility will serve as an office space for local software and internet startups, with an option to provide equity funding of up to $20,000 per company.

Learn How to Invest in Oil Real Estate through Self-Directed IRA Webinar Series

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The financial crisis continues to loom and stock market uncertainty lurks at every turn. Traditional investors are watching their money disappear. That’s why Domestic Development Company is conducting a weekly investment webinar series designed to show investors how to invest in oil with a self-directed real estate IRA.

GiveBack Starts a Rush of Giving

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give Back Foundation saw its mission – helping people give more to the causes important to them – fulfilled to a ‘T’ in their recent campaign. During GiveBack.org’s ‘100 Days of Giving,’ members donated to 754 charities, representing the gamut of philanthropy, from neighborhood nonprofits to big global relief efforts, summer camps for special needs children, veterans organizations, pet rescues, environmental action groups, medical research, memorial funds, houses of worship and more.

B2B Information Powerhouse Masterseek.com Announces Private Placement of $25 Million

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Masterseek Corporation, headquartered in New York, has announced the upcoming private placement of 3 million new shares at an expected price of $8.60 per share, for total expected proceeds of at least $25 million. Masterseek currently has 30 million outstanding shares, valued at about $9 each, implying a current value of about $270 million for this B2B search engine and business information platform.

Baidu.com’s Lead Investor Contributes $11.5 Million to CalUniversity

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, has received a $11.5 million investment from Dr. Finian Tan, the lead investor in China’s number one search engine Baidu.

Pediatric Device Nonprofit DesignWise Medical Appoints DealPen as Corporate Development Advisor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has appointed DealPen, a professional corporate development advisory firm to guide DesignWise Medical on growth and capital formation strategies. With DealPen’s leadership, DesignWise has established its Charter Campaign, a one-time sponsorship opportunity for individuals and organizations.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded Federal Grant Advancing Tumor-Targeted Cancer Therapy

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today the receipt of additional financial support for the company’s lead oncology product, Rexin-G, from the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the form of a prestigious competitive grant.

Taycor Beats Other Equipment Leasing Companies for Small Business Equipment Financing – Especially in This Tough Economy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Many business owners don’t realize that funding is still available for equipment purchases, even if the banks are turning them down,’ says Bob Skibinski, CEO of Taycor Financial. ‘Unlike other equipment leasing companies, here at Taycor, we are getting deals done for our clients every day; which means you are going to get the new piece of equipment you need, and you are going to get it fast.’

Reaction Biology Receives NCI Grant Award for Epigenetic Platform

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) announced today that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to expand the reach of its Methyltransferase HotSpot drug discovery platform. The $1.2 million, two-year grant will help fund an expansion of RBC’s methyltransferase screens from 14 to 35 or more.

BusinessCashAdvance.com Offers Alternative Financing to SBA Business Loans

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 15, President Barack Obama signed legislation to add $80 million to the Small Business Association (SBA) business loan programs, and effectively extend stimulus benefits through the end of May. But a recent study suggests that a significant majority of small business owners will remain uninterested. Instead, many are seeking financing alternatives, says BusinessCashAdvance.

Epeius Biotechnologies to Partner at BIO Investor Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com), an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today that Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO, and Dr. Erlinda M. Gordon, Medical Director, will be participating in the 8th Annual BIO Investor Forum being held October 28-29, 2009, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

CityMade, Inc. Announces Direct Public Offering

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CityMade, Inc. today announced its direct public offering (DPO) of 800,000 shares of common stock that are being offered at U.S. $1.25 per share. This ground-floor investment opportunity is available to current customers, affiliate partners and the public.

South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd. Secures Investment from BP Alternative Energy Plc

ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.

MicroGen Systems Wins NYSERDA Contract; to Partner with The Infotonics Technology Center (ITC) in Developing Micro-Energy Harvesting Technology

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MicroGen Systems, LLC has been awarded a $300,000 contract for its Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvester project by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The program budget is $619,000 with $319,000 in matching funds coming from The University of Vermont (UVM) Innovations Fund, ITC’s Army Research Laboratory funds, and MicroGen itself. MicroGen is a spinout from UVM, which is commercializing technology exclusively licensed from UVM.

Biotronics, Inc., Announces Future Pork Grading Rivaling Beef, Ultrasound Technology Seen as a Major Advance in Online Pork Grading

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biotronics, Inc., a food animal ultrasound research and development company recently received a $150,000 Demonstration Grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development. According to Doyle Wilson, President of the Company, these dollars supplement a $350,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant they have received to develop and test their first commercial prototype system to measure the amount of intramuscular fat, commonly called marbling, in the pork loin of carcasses in the packing plant.

US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.

Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project’s goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.

Paramito Global Holdings Announces Investment Activities (ARCHIVED – REMOVED)

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paramito Global Holdings, Inc. (PGH), the parent company for PGH-Canada, Ltd., Paramito Asset Management, LLC, Paramito Pictures, LLC and Affinity Financial Services, LLC (AFS), all hold investment opportunities to reflect the current market — alternative energy, real estate, film and entertainment, and corporate finance. (ARCHIVAL – REMOVED.)

Lucy Hood to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Private Capital Network Breakfast Meeting

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.

Investors Evaluate Early Stage Companies through Online Videos at PlanHeaven

SEATTLE, Wash. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PlanHeaven.com announced today that it has launched an online marketplace showcasing video pitches from early stage companies to a nationwide audience of angel investors. The focus on online video combined with other communication tools differentiates PlanHeaven.com from similar services.

Infrastruct Security, Inc. Exceeds $20 Million Annual Revenue with New Round of Financing

HOUSTON, Texas – June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infrastruct Security, Inc. announces that its latest round of financing has pushed the company over the $20 million mark and helped the company meet its initial business goals within its first year of operation. Part of the proceeds from this $3 million second round of financing were used to merge with Dowley Security, based in Oklahoma City.